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Without a Touch of Compassion -- 2017 Tax Reform

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:35
For one hundred years, the Internal Revenue Code has included a series of itemized deductions designed to provide a level of protection against personal tragedy while encouraging home ownership and charitable contributions. 2017-02-16T09:12:00-05:00 2017-02-17T04:35:05Z Hank Adler

Fighting the Shadows

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:35
The past week has brought information about the Trump administrations apparent lack of control over what is going on in and outside of the White House disturbing and of multiple efforts to exploit that situation in what appear to be concerted attempts to undermine and perhaps even bring down - the Trump administration. This is even more disturbing. 2017-02-16T09:02:00-05:00 2017-02-17T04:35:05Z Laura Hollis

“Is Genesis History?”---A Must-See Movie

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:35
2017-02-16T00:01:00-05:00 2017-02-17T04:35:05Z Jerry Newcombe

Where Strength Comes From

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:35
2017-02-16T00:01:00-05:00 2017-02-17T04:35:05Z Jackie Gingrich Cushman

Intellectual Honesty and Political Indifference

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:35
2017-02-16T00:01:00-05:00 2017-02-17T04:35:05Z Judge Andrew Napolitano

Dear Reince: Do Not Fail President Trump

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:35
The name Reince Priebus sounds like the moniker of some Star Wars villain, and coincidentally you need to get in touch with your inner Darth Vader. 2017-02-16T00:01:00-05:00 2017-02-17T04:35:05Z Kurt Schlichter

The Three-Headed Hydra of the Middle East

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:35
The abrupt Obama administration pre-election pullout from Iraq in 2011, along with the administration's failed reset with Russia and the Iran deal, created a three-headed hydra in the Middle East. 2017-02-16T00:01:00-05:00 2017-02-17T04:35:05Z Victor Davis Hanson

The Ship of State Isn’t Sinking, It Just Needs a Little Course Correction

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:35
Contrary to all the doom and gloom being spewed out by the Democrats and their allies in the mostly corrupt American news media, the Trump administration isnt in disarray, nor is it already sinking in a sea of scandal in only its first month. 2017-02-16T00:01:00-05:00 2017-02-17T04:35:05Z D.W. Wilber

Purging the Marriage Penalty

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:35
2017-02-16T00:01:00-05:00 2017-02-17T04:35:05Z Ed Feulner

Calls for a Carbon Tax Are Misguided

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:35
There's a full-court press underway to convince President Donald Trump that it would be a good idea to impose a carbon tax on the American people. 2017-02-16T00:01:00-05:00 2017-02-17T04:35:05Z Veronique de Rugy

GOP Shouldn’t Spike The Football On The 5-Yard-Line

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:35
Since 1992, every time Republicans lost a national election, the media was quick to pronounce the GOP dead and done as a national party. 2017-02-16T00:01:00-05:00 2017-02-17T04:35:05Z Derek Hunter

Lapdogs miss previous master? Chuck Todd says Trump’s ‘un-American’ for ‘delegitimizing’ MSM

Michelle Malkin - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 22:34

**Written by Doug Powers

Being jarred back to consciousness after an eight-year nap on the couch can really cause one to be grumpy. Case-in-point: After a lengthy hibernation the mainstream media just wasn’t ready to be doused with a bucket of cold water on Thursday:

President Donald Trump’s press conference on Thursday was the “harshest and most sustained attack on the media by a president of the United States in history,” according to Howard Kurtz.

During the question-and-answer session, Trump repeatedly criticized CNN and tussled with its reporter, Jim Acosta, and was terse with MSNBC correspondent Kristen Welker.

“You couldn’t turn away,” Kurtz said on “Special Report” tonight.

It was a tough experience for any reporter who forgot to wear a cup:

Meet the Press host Chuck Todd saw it not as an sustained slam on the mainstream media, but an attack on America itself:

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“De-legitimizing the press is un-American”? This from a high profile representative of a body that spent the last several years neutering themselves with a copy of Audacity of Hope duct taped to an ax handle. The “de-legitimizing” of the MSM was self-inflicted, happened well before Trump took the oath of office, and is one of the reasons why he won. Try again, Chuck.

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

Trump seeks pause in legal fight with revised travel ban

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 21:00
The Trump administration said in court documents on Thursday it wants a pause in the legal fight over its ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, so it can issue a replacement ban as it strives to protect the nation from terrorism.

Trump moves to quash Priebus rumors, says ‘he’s done a great job’

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 20:48
Perhaps overlooked in all the fiery comments at President Trump’s press conference Thursday was the chief executive’s ringing endorsement of Reince Priebus, his chief of staff, who has been plagued by rumors his job was on thin ice.

Christie says Trump told him to try the meatloaf at White House lunch

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 19:31
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says President Donald Trump made him order meatloaf when they dined together at the White House this week.

Harward turns down Trump's national security adviser offer, sources say

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 19:12
President Trump's first choice to succeed the departed Michael Flynn as national security adviser has turned the job down due to family reasons, sources close to the situation told Fox News late Thursday.

Chaffetz seeks to charge ex-Clinton aide in email inquiry

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 18:59
The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee, who has refused Democratic requests to investigate possible conflicts of interest involving President Donald Trump, is seeking criminal charges against a former State Department employee who helped set up Hillary Clinton's private email server.

Flynn reportedly lied to FBI about sanctions talk with Russian envoy

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 17:28
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn denied in an FBI interview last month that he had discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with Moscow's ambassador to the United States, contradicting transcripts of intercepted communications between the two men, the Washington Post reported Thursday.

White House taps billionaire to head intelligence review

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 17:14
President Donald Trump said Thursday his administration has asked a New York-based private equity executive to lead a review of the U.S. intelligence community as he moves to crack down on "illegal leaks" of classified information.

Black lawmakers dismayed after Trump's invitation to black reporter

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 02/16/2017 - 17:13
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus expressed bafflement and dismay Thursday after President Donald Trump asked a black reporter to set up a meeting with them.

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